- Surnames starting with the letter L. 

Lady Doris Jean Leigh-Mallory

Name of Rgt or Ship:Civilian
How Died:Accidental
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Allemont (Le Rivier) Communal Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Daughter of Edward Stratton Sawyer & Jean Alexandra Lillingston.

Married Trafford Leigh-Mallory during the September 1915 in the Croydon
R.D. - ref: 2a/909.

Together with her husband, Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory,
she was killed in an aircraft accident - buried in the town where the
wreckage of the aircraft was eventually found on 15/06/1945.

Commemorated on a private plaque in S.S. Wilfred & Mary Churchyard,

A memorial ceremony was held in Le Rivier d'Allemont on Friday 14th
November 2014, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the crash there of
Air Chief Marshall Sir Trafford LEIGH-MALLORY's Avro York MW 126 on the
14th November 1944.  Seven serving RAF officers attended the event. 
Leaving Le Rivier about 0800 hrs, they walked up to the crash site with the
Village Mayor and a few inhabitants, arriving back in Le Rivier at 12.30
hrs.  After a buffet lunch the party proceeded to the Village Cemetery
where at 15.00 hrs wreaths were laid on all ten CWGC graves.

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